Lexmark Reveals New Line of Inkjet PrintersBy: Billy Thomas - February 1, 2012
On Monday, January 31st, Lexmark International revealed its new inkjet printer designed for businesses. It originates from the company’s decision to target business customers with its line of printers. The OfficeEdge series of printers is targeted for small and medium sized companies and can range in price from 249 dollars to 499 dollars. The Pro5500 models are immediately available while the Pro4000 model will be available in the month of April. A spokeswoman from Lexmark, Melissa Lucas explained to the Herald-Leader a few ways the Pro5500 was designed for businesses.
As mentioned earlier, the line of printers is intended for business purposes and they do mesh well with business and IT environments. The Pro5500 and Pro4000 printers are definitely built for fast and heavy duty scanning and printing. The new line proudly exudes astonishing new speeds that surpasses previous models.
The Pro5500 model features a single pass, duplex, auto document feeder, which gives the user the ability to quickly feed printable and scannable documents. Additionally the feeder has a capacity of up to 50 sheets of document. An awesome time saver, the machine has the ability to simultaneously scan two sides of a given document saving a lot of work too. The device is also able to fit a variety of paper sizes as well.
The printers have an outstanding print quality which truly surpasses those qualities of lesser models. Featuring clear, vivid colors, deep black and katana blade sharp grays, These colors are made possible by Lexmark’s new pigment based Vizix Pro ink. This new ink is now used in both standard models and the new models as well.
The Pro5500 features a sleek 4.3 inch touchscreen menu for quick and easy command navigation; you can even download new software and updates to the systems. Lexmark says these machines are truly the most business efficient line of printers yet. Lexmark Executive Vice President, Marty Canning had this to say about the company’s new line:
“The tremendous business-class capabilities we’ve integrated into our new business inkjets, along with a compelling value proposition, make them viable alternatives for demanding, heavy use workgroups, our customers working in shared use environments, such as doctor offices and branch banks, will find that the OfficeEdge Series is an ideal choice for managing their workflows and professional-quality color documents.”